NMBI Annual Student Midwife Debate: Registration Open


NMBI’s Annual Student Midwife Debate will take place at 2pm on Friday, 4 November 2022. This year’s debate is being hosted by the School of Nursing and Midwifery in University College Cork (UCC).

The debate is organised in conjunction with the six education bodies that provide midwifery education leading to registration.

One student midwife is selected to represent each of the six education bodies and the teams will be challenged to debate a motion related to midwifery practice. 

This year, the motion for debate is ‘This house believes that the diminishing ‘normal birth’ rate is a threat to the midwifery profession'.

The student midwives taking part in this year’s debate include:

  • Nadia Hutton, Trinity College Dublin
  • Laura O’Sullivan, University College Cork
  • Khayla Timothy, University of Limerick
  • Claudia Donnelly, Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Hannah Flaherty, University of Galway
  • Lia Kehoe, University College Dublin     

The event will also feature speakers Fran McConville, Midwifery Advisor to the World Health Organization and Sarah Benson, Chairperson of Women’s Aid.

Admission is free but registration is required to confirm a place. You can register to watch the event here.

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